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Top Five - Classic


If you haven't seen them yet, we suggest you begin your London theatre experience with these classics

Phantom of the Opera

Les Miserables

Matilda

Mamma Mia

Wicked

 
Top Five - Current

Here are the more-recently opened shows we've liked the most.


The Glass Menagerie

Hamlet

Travesties

The Girls

School of Rock




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